contumacia

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See also: contumácia

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin contumācia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

contumacia f (plural contumacie)

  1. (law) default
  2. (medicine) quarantine
    Synonym: quarantena

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Further reading[edit]

  • contumacia in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From contumāx (stubborn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

contumācia f (genitive contumāciae); first declension

  1. arrogance, inflexibility, contumacy, stubbornness
  2. obstinate refusal to appear in court

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative contumācia contumāciae
Genitive contumāciae contumāciārum
Dative contumāciae contumāciīs
Accusative contumāciam contumāciās
Ablative contumāciā contumāciīs
Vocative contumācia contumāciae

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References[edit]

  • contumacia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • contumacia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • contumacia in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • contumacia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the frank but defiant demeanour of Socrates (before his judges): libera contumacia Socratis (Tusc. 1. 29. 71)
  • contumacia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

contumacia f (plural contumacias)

  1. contumacy, obstinacy
  2. contempt of court